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Chat Room Rules
Abuse of other chatters will not be tolerated. (This includes the ops who are users who accepted the added responsibility of keeping the chat room safe.)
People who are rude or intolerant of other races or sexual orientations are not welcome here.
Arguments or Inciting Arguments will not be tolerated.
Explicit sexual discussions will not be allowed. In addition, we do not want to constantly hear about your sexploits and/or chronic masturbation.
Please check your politics and religion at the door. These two topics are inappropriate for a mental health chat open to all. ( * People who are vehemently anti-religion are just as offensive as religious zealots if not more so.) ( ** If you MUST spew on about political issues, please go to the #philosophy chat room on the server)
While the topic of illicit drug use is not prohibited, please don't go into lengthy discussions.
It can make our non user guests rather uncomfortable
DO NOT use nicknames referring to suicide or self harm or death in any way.
Threats of and discussions about Suicide and Self Injury can be triggers for others.
Do Not discuss or threaten suicide in chat. Do Not discuss or threaten self harm.
We suggest those struggling with Self Injury use the #sh-recovery chat room on the server or visit www.recoveryourlife.com
If you are Suicidal, use the Suicide Crisis pages at www.mixednuts.net to find a crisis intervention phone number in your area.
It is common courtesy to ask permission in the main room before private messaging someone. People are not always up to it. Ask first !
Asylum Mental Health Network is a peer support network of websites and chat rooms. We are not medical professionals nor are we trained in crisis intervention.